Minsker Creates Map Of Places To Grab Coffee And Work With Free WiFi

Minsker Ivan Samoilik created a map with cafes and coffee shops with reliable Wi-Fi, where one can comfortably work on his laptop.

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“I currently work remotely and often go to cafes to work in the afternoon.

And I ran into a problem – there is a limited amount of suitable cafes and no site with a list of good ones,” Ivan told CityDog.by.

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Ivan who works as an internet marketer and project manager decided to create his own map cafeandwork.by with convenient places with stable WiFi and few people around.

Besides, he even indicated rush hour in the cafes and left some comments about the service.

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For instance, Nabokov cafe was described as a “Quiet and calm place until 7pm with waiters”.

Coffee Box on 39 Nezavisimosti Avenue got a review of “a good place with not so many people in the evening”.

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News Cafe is “a good place, but more expensive than ordinary cafes. The mouse does not work well on the table. Waiters offer wine, not coffee. ”

Recall that since April 19 free Wi-Fi network uniting 115 hotspots started working in Minsk.

Our colleagues at TUT.BY walked around the city to test speed and check what kind of data the spots require to get internet access.